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Study: Traditional 'Pitch Counts' Aren't Doing Enough to Help High School Pitchers

Too many pitches can be bad news for a young pitcher's arm and shoulder health. That's why pitch counts have become a trusted way to guard against ...

5 Keys to Building Better Base-Stealing Speed

Stealing bases can drastically alter a baseball game. However, base stealing is often taken for granted and an afterthought in most coach's game plans...

Simple Situational Infield Drills for Youth Baseball Players

Coaching baseball for young athletes can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but only if you know what you are doing. If you are unprepared, both t...

How Jordan Hicks Built a Body Capable of Hurling 105-mph Fastballs

Move over, Aroldis Chapman. The MLB has a new velocity king, and his name is Jordan Hicks. Hicks, a 21-year-old relief pitcher for the St. Louis Ca...

How to Run an Effective Youth Baseball Practice

You got your child signed up for youth baseball! Now they have the chance to learn the sport, be part of a team, and compete with their peers. Just...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

4 Things That Every Young Pitcher Should Address

When looking at the most effective way to train young pitchers, we need to project out three or four years (or more) and consider the "long-term athle...

How to Build Baseball Agility That Actually Transfers to the Field

Almost everywhere you look, coaches are creating strength and conditioning programs to improve strength, body composition, muscle hypertrophy, power a...

10 Great Ways to Increase Your Pitching Velocity in the Weight Room

In the world of pitching, velocity has become how most pitchers are initially judged. Unfortunately, there is no single thing I could tell you to do t...

Does Your Pitching Velocity Dip During the Season? Here's Why

A high school pitcher trains his butt off during the offseason but stops completely when the season actually begins. I see it all too often. In my ...

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